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Fisher, Baron (UK, 1909)


Creation: let. pat. 7 Dec 1909


Family name: Fisher




Argent in chief two Demi Lions rampant erased Gules and in base the Stern of an Ancient Battle-ship showing three Lanterns proper


A Dexter Hand in Mail Armour couped at the wrist grasping the Head of a Trident erect all proper


On either side a Sailor of the Royal Navy supporting in the exterior hand an Anchor cabled that to the dexter in bend sinister and that to the sinister in bend dexter all proper


Fear God and Dread Nought



John Arbuthnot [Fisher], 1st Baron Fisher, GCB OM GCVO

1st son of Capt William Fisher, by his wife Sophia Lambe, dau. of Alfred Lambe, of 149 New Bond Street, London


25 Jun 1841


4 Apr 1866 Frances Katharine Josepha Broughton (d. 18 Jul 1918), only dau. of Rev Thomas Delves Broughton, Rector of Bletchley, by his wife Frances Corkran, dau. of Lewis Corkran, Bombay Council


10 Jul 1920


7 Dec 1909 Baron Fisher, of Kilverstone, Thetford in the County of Norfolk

suc. by



First Sea Lord of the Admiralty 1904-10 and 1914-15;  First and Principal Naval ADC to HM The King 1904-10;  Admiral of the Fleet 1905


Cecil Vavasseur [Fisher], 2nd Baron Fisher


18 Jul 1868


22 Nov 1910 Jane Morgan (d. 28 Jan 1955), dau. of Randal Morgan, of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, USA


11 May 1955

suc. by



John Vavasseur [Fisher], 3rd Baron Fisher, DSC


24 Jul 1921

mar. (1)

25 Jul 1949 (div. 1969) Elizabeth Anne Penelope Holt, 2nd dau. of Maj Herbert Holt MC, of Nassau, Bahamas

children by first wife

1. Hon Patrick Vavasseur Fisher, of Kilverstone Hall, Thetford, co. Norfolk (b. 14 Jun 1953), mar. 5 Nov 1977 Lady Karen Jean Carnegie, 1st dau. of Robert Andrew [Carnegie], 13th Earl of Northesk, by his first wife Jean Margaret MacRae, 2nd dau. of Capt John Duncan George MacRae, of Ballimore, co. Argyll, and of Fornham Park, Bury St Edmunds, co. Suffolk, 23rd Constable of Eilean Donan Castle, co. Ross, and has issue:

1a. John Carnegie Vavasseur Fisher (b. 1979)

2a. Benjamin Carnegie Vavasseur Fisher (b. 1986)

3a. Robin Carnegie Vavasseur Fisher (b. 28 Mar 1996)

1a. Juliet Elizabeth Fisher (b. 1978)

2a. Penelope Mary-Jean Fisher (b. 1981)

3a. Suzannah Jane Fisher (b. 1984)

4a. Liberty Jean Fisher (b. 28 Mar 1996)

2. Hon Benjamin Vavasseur Fisher, of Overway House, Nowton, Bury St Edmunds, co. Suffolk (b. 21 Sep 1958), mar. 1985 Pamela Margaret Cooper, only dau. of A Cooper, of Tolcarne, Rough Close, co. Stafford, and has issue

1. Hon Frances Alice Fisher (b. 1 Mar 1951), mar. 1981 Angus J White, of Cooks Farm, Nuthurst, West Sussex, son of Dr R A White, of Mile Ash, Tower Hill, Horsham, co. Sussex, and has issue

2. Hon Bridget Anne Fisher (b. 24 Dec 1956), mar. 21 Aug 1982 Bruce Stewart Irlam Montgomery, of Chandlers Farm, Dippenhall St Crondall, co. Hampshire, son of Dr S R Montgomery, of Telegraph Cottage, Blackdown, co. Surrey, and has issue

mar. (2)

1970 Hon Rosamund Anne Fairburn (former wife of Sub Lieut Geoffrey Forrester Fairburn), 2nd dau. of Lewis Joseph Hugh [Clifford], 12th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh, by his first wife Amy Webster, 1st dau. of Dr John Arthur Webster


 Last updated 31 Aug 2004




3rd Baron Fisher, of Kilverstone, Thetford in the County of Norfolk

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 7 Dec 1909)



Marklye, Rushlake Green, Heathfield, East Sussex TN21 9PN



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